Colombo, Feb 12 (Daily Mirror) - In the wake of the rising temperatures, medical experts have advised parents to make sure their children take a bath for at least twenty minutes per day in order to keep dehydration at bay.
Speaking to the Daily Mirror, Pediatric Specialist Dr. Deepal Perera highlighted the growing prevalence of skin ailments among children, attributing the trend to the escalating heat levels across the country.
Dr. Perera emphasized that heightened temperatures not only exacerbate skin conditions but also pose a significant risk of dehydration, particularly among young children.
In light of these developments, Dr. Perera issued a stern call to parents, urging them to remain vigilant and proactive in safeguarding their children's health.
Heightened awareness and preventive measures, including adequate hydration and taking a bath for at least 20 minutes, wearing simple dresses and encouraging natural drinks, are underscored as safeguards against the adverse effects of rising temperatures on children's health.